Opening and closing browser profiles

Updated 4 months ago by Yana Shch

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Opening a browser profile

Once a browser profile is created, it is ready to be used.
  1. Click the “Start” button alongside the browser profile to open it. 

  1. As soon as the browser opens, you will see the Multilogin start page. This page shows your current IP address, operating system, geolocation, and User-agent values.
  1. You are now ready to use the browser profile for target websites.
  2. If you need to save your session data, you also need to make sure that you close the profile correctly (read more here).

Updating the browser start page

Websites can only see those cookies that belong to the domain that requests them. This means that cookies can be seen by, will see cookies from only. This is called Same origin policy, that exists since the creation of browsers, so there is no need to worry that other websites will see that you open
The start URL replacement is available for all subscription plans starting from version 6.0.3 of Luna. In earlier versions of Multilogin, this feature is only available for the Scale and Custom plans.

The start page for a particular browser profile can be set in the “Overview” section:

The link must be specified in the format

Closing a browser profile

After you close a profile, your session data will be syncing with the server. Wait until everything is synced and saved in order to launch the profile again or close the app.
All of your stored data is encrypted. This way only you, the password owner, have access to your session data. Learn more about how it works here.

Apart from the regular X button, there are two more ways to close a browser profile.

Close & Save button

Click the puzzle icon in the top right corner of the browser profile window, and click or pin the Multilogin logo icon. You will see two options:

  1. “Close & Save” – performs the same function as the regular X button (saves your tabs and session data).
  2. “Close without saving” – closes the profile without saving any tabs or session data.
You can set the settings for saving different types of data in the “Storage settings” section. Read more in this article.

Stop button

The “Stop” button in the main application interface allows you to save and close a browser session without switching to its browser window.

Bring to Front button

The Bring to Front button allows quickly switching to an active session window. The window will be moved on top of all other windows.

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